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4H-pyran-4-one, 2-hydroxy-6-methyl-3-(4-methyl-1-oxopentyl)-

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CAS Number: 23800-56-8Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Nikkaji Web:J19.811K
XlogP3-AA:2.60 (est)
Molecular Weight:224.25632000
Formula:C12 H16 O4
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Category:natural substances and extractives
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Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 381.50 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Flash Point: 294.00 °F. TCC ( 145.30 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 0.750 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 2749 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Pogostone >98%
Odor: characteristic
Use: Pogostone, that is isolated from the herbs of Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Benth, possesses potent anti-bacterial and anti-fungal activities and has been used for the quality control of essential oil of Pogostemon cablin.
For experimental / research use only.
Safety Information:
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
natural substances and extractives
Recommendation for pogostone usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for pogostone flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :54695756
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):54695756
Pubchem (sid):162205010
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
tgsc:Atomic Weights use for this web site
(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB30703
Typical G.C.
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 herba pogostemonis root
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 patchouli oil china @ 3.83%
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4H-pyran-4-one, 2-hydroxy-6-methyl-3-(4-methyl-1-oxopentyl)-


PubMed:Protective effects of pogostone from Pogostemonis Herba against ethanol-induced gastric ulcer in rats.
PubMed:In vitro and in vivo antibacterial activity of Pogostone.
PubMed:Pogostone suppresses proinflammatory mediator production and protects against endotoxic shock in mice.
PubMed:Identification of two chemotypes of Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Benth. through DNA barcodes.
PubMed:A gas chromatography-mass spectrometry method for the determination of pogostone in canine plasma and its application to a pharmacokinetic study.
PubMed:Characterisation of the metabolism of pogostone in vitro and in vivo using liquid chromatography with mass spectrometry.
PubMed:[Study on constituents of the aerial parts of Pogostemon cablin].
PubMed:Evaluation of the antibacterial activity of patchouli oil.
PubMed:Preliminary antibacterial evaluation of the chemical compositions in Herba pogostemonis oil.
PubMed:Insecticidal activity of pogostone against Spodoptera litura and Spodoptera exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).
PubMed:LC-MS/MS determination of pogostone in rat plasma and its application in pharmacokinetic studies.
PubMed:Analysis of Pogostemon cablin from pharmaceutical research to market performances.
PubMed:Synthesis and antimicrobial evaluation of pogostone and its analogues.
PubMed:Anti-Candida albicans activity and pharmacokinetics of pogostone isolated from Pogostemonis Herba.
PubMed:Composition of the essential oil of Pogostemon travancoricus var. travancoricus.
PubMed:Acaricidal activity of DHEMH, derived from patchouli oil, against house dust mite, Dermatophagoides farinae.
PubMed:[Identification method with significant specificity of volatile oil of Pogostemon cablin].
PubMed:GC-MS fingerprint of Pogostemon cablin in China.
PubMed:[Re-study on characteristic fingerprint of volatile oil from Herba Pogostemonis by GC].
PubMed:[Investigation on the influential factors of the volatile oil and main constituent content in Pogostemon cablin].
PubMed:[Study on purification technology of patchouly oil with molecular distillation].
PubMed:[Two chemotypes of Pogostemon cablin and influence of region of cultivation and harvesting time on volatile oil composition].
PubMed:[Constituents analysis on volatile oil of Pogostemon cablin from different collection time cultivated in Hainan].
PubMed:[DNA profiling of Pogostemon cablin chemotypes differing in essential oil composition].
PubMed:[GC-MS analysis of volatile oil of herba Pogostemonis collected from Gaoyao county].
PubMed:[Chemical constituents of Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Benth].
PubMed:Studies of the antibacterial activity of plant extracts and their constituents against periodontopathic bacteria.
Isol. from leaves of Pogostemon cablin (patchouli)
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